The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 57 58 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.78% 5.08% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 5.47% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 20
Average daily rate
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£470 £400 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £459 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
Consultant
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1122 1061 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.13% 92.91% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 474 461
Average daily rate £395 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 49 (41.18%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 20 (16.81%) Oracle
4 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
5 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (13.45%) SQL
6 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (12.61%) Migration
6 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.08%) Internet
7 12 (10.08%) Firewall
7 12 (10.08%) Web Services
7 12 (10.08%) Windows
7 12 (10.08%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (10.08%) CESG
7 12 (10.08%) CESG CLAS
7 12 (10.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (10.08%) Oracle Database
8 11 (9.24%) GPG13
8 11 (9.24%) Protective Monitoring
8 11 (9.24%) Information Assurance
8 11 (9.24%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.24%) Information Security
9 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
9 8 (6.72%) Active Directory
9 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (6.72%) Network Security
9 8 (6.72%) Asset Management

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.88%) SAS
2 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.20%) Lync
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.52%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.68%) Documentum
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) Internet
1 12 (10.08%) Firewall
1 12 (10.08%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (10.08%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (6.72%) Network Security
3 6 (5.04%) SAN
4 3 (2.52%) DNS
5 2 (1.68%) Intranet
5 2 (1.68%) DHCP
5 2 (1.68%) Connectrix
6 1 (0.84%) MPLS
6 1 (0.84%) X.509
6 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.84%) HTTP
6 1 (0.84%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.84%) SSL
6 1 (0.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.68%) DB2
4 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.84%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.84%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.84%) OLAP
5 1 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Selenium
1 2 (1.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.84%) Zephyr
2 1 (0.84%) Ant
2 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.84%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 49 (41.18%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) Web Services
2 4 (3.36%) HTML
3 3 (2.52%) .NET
3 3 (2.52%) J2EE
4 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) XML
5 1 (0.84%) EDI
5 1 (0.84%) JavaBeans
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.84%) JAAS
5 1 (0.84%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.84%) Spring
5 1 (0.84%) JSF
5 1 (0.84%) jBPM
5 1 (0.84%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.84%) Drools
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.08%) CESG
2 12 (10.08%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.20%) GIS
5 4 (3.36%) Photography
5 4 (3.36%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.52%) User Experience
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) RMADS
7 2 (1.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.84%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.84%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.88%) UNIX
3 7 (5.88%) Linux
4 5 (4.20%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.52%) Solaris
5 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) AIX
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.84%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (12.61%) Migration
2 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.61%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (9.24%) Risk Management
3 11 (9.24%) Information Security
3 11 (9.24%) Information Assurance
3 11 (9.24%) Protective Monitoring
4 8 (6.72%) Asset Management
4 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.88%) Project Management
5 7 (5.88%) Workflow
5 7 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 7 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 6 (5.04%) Test Scripting
6 6 (5.04%) Analytics
6 6 (5.04%) ETL
7 5 (4.20%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (4.20%) Change Control
7 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.45%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.68%) C#
4 1 (0.84%) Jython
4 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.84%) ABAP
4 1 (0.84%) Python
4 1 (0.84%) Perl
4 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) CISSP
2 5 (4.20%) CISA
2 5 (4.20%) CEH
2 5 (4.20%) CISMP
3 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.68%) Degree
4 2 (1.68%) CISM
4 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) ISEB
5 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) GPG13
2 6 (5.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.84%) Legato
4 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.84%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Oracle
2 6 (5.04%) HP
2 6 (5.04%) EMC
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) Charles River
3 5 (4.20%) Polycom
4 3 (2.52%) VMware
4 3 (2.52%) Symantec
4 3 (2.52%) Informatica
4 3 (2.52%) SAP
4 3 (2.52%) JBoss
5 2 (1.68%) IBM
5 2 (1.68%) NetApp
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.68%) Avaya
5 2 (1.68%) Brocade
6 1 (0.84%) Teradata
6 1 (0.84%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
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